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Bank of Hawaii Promotes Matthew Emerson to Executive Vice President

Tuesday, February 28, 2017


Matthew Emerson, strategy, information and finance manager, has been promoted to executive vice president from senior vice president in the Retail Deposits Department. Emerson will continue to oversee products, operations, compliance and financial management of the bank’s retail deposit business. He will also assume leadership responsibility for enhancing the bank’s customer-focused sales processes.

Emerson joined the bank in 2010 as vice president and internet banking manager in the Online and Mobile Banking Department. Since then, he has held various leadership roles across the bank, including in Private Banking; Investment Services Group; Products and Non-Branch Channels and ATM, Internet and Mobile departments.

Prior to joining Bank of Hawaii, Emerson spent nearly nine years working in San Francisco, including as vice president of strategic planning at Wells Fargo Bank.

Emerson earned his bachelor’s degree in economics and applied math from Northwestern University and his master in business administration degree in finance and marketing from the Kellogg School of Management. He serves as a board member for PBS Hawai‘i and for Hawaii Asia Pacific Association (HAPA) Young Leaders.